Tag Archives: propaganda

Russian State TV Declares Ukraine To Be “Gollum”

The Daily Beast reports: During Friday’s broadcast of The Evening With Vladimir Solovyov, one of the most popular political talk shows in Russia, Kira Sazonova of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration argued: “I’ve thought a lot about the ongoing situation with Ukraine, in terms of what modern Ukraine represents for the West. It took me …

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Russian Students Forced Into “Patriotism” Lessons

The Washington Post reports: In a dingy Russian classroom with worn-out rugs, elementary school students lined up to form the shape of the letter Z: the symbol used on much of Russia’s military equipment in Ukraine and an emblem of support at home, showing up on everywhere from bus stops to car stickers to corporate logos. Now it has become …

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Russian Foreign Minister Is A Big Fan Of Fox News

The Daily Beast reports: In a long and winding interview with Russian broadcaster RT, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov waxed nostalgic on Friday about the good old days when the Soviet Union was intact and doubled down on the party line that Russia’s deadly attack on Ukraine is a simple military maneuver. After telling the host that he had a …

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Tulsi Gabbard Spreads Kremlin Lies About Bioweapons

Forbes reports: Tulsi Gabbard shared false information Sunday about U.S. involvement in Ukraine biological laboratories Sunday, giving credence to an unfounded Russian-backed conspiracy theory the U.S. has warned could serve as justification for Russia to use biological and chemical weapons against Ukraine. In a two-minute video posted to her Twitter Sunday morning, Gabbard said there are 25 to 30 American-funded …

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Russia Blocks Facebook In Retaliation For Page Bans

Buzzfeed News reports: Facebook on Friday was blocked in Russia amid President Vladimir Putin’s ongoing military invasion of Ukraine. In a statement issued on Friday, Roskomnadzor, the country’s communications regulator, explained the decision was made to block access to the Facebook network after at least 26 cases of “discrimination against Russian media and information resources” since October 2020. The agency …

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Missouri Radio Station Cites “Cancel Culture” In Refusal To Stop Airing Russian Propaganda Every Day [VIDEO]

Kansas City’s ABC News affiliate reports: For six hours every weekday, 1140AM KCXL broadcasts radio programming paid for by the Russian government, called Radio Sputnik. Sales manager Jonne Santoli-Schartel told KMBC on Thursday she and her husband, Peter Schartel, have no plans to pull Radio Sputnik from the station’s airwaves. “If we can’t express our viewpoints anymore, and we have …

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Russia Shutters US Propaganda Channel RT America

CNN reports: RT America will cease productions and lay off most of its staff, according to a memo from T&R Productions, the production company behind the Russian state-funded network, which CNN obtained. Misha Solodovnikov, the general manager of T&R Productions, told staff in the memo that it will be “ceasing production” at all of its locations “as a result of …

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Russian State Channel Moves To MAGA-Backed Rumble

The Daily Beast reports: The Russian state-owned news channel RT has found a new host after being dropped by TV distributors to stop the spread of Ukraine invasion propaganda: Rumble, the MAGA ripoff of YouTube. Rumble is a YouTube clone that has been favored by right-wing users of Parler, and it’s previously received investment from pro-Trump venture capitalists Peter Thiel …

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Russia Vows Revenge After Germany Bans State Outlet

The Moscow Times reports: Russia’s foreign ministry on Wednesday said it will take “retaliatory measures” against German media in Russia after RT’s German-language channel was banned by a local regulator. “This step leaves us no choice other than to start implementing retaliatory measures against German media accredited in Russia,” the ministry said in a statement. Germany’s broadcasting regulator on Wednesday …

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Twitter Axes 2000+ Chinese Propaganda Accounts

The Verge reports: Twitter has removed a total of 2,160 accounts linked to Chinese regional and state propaganda campaigns, the social network has announced as part of its latest data release on misinformation campaigns. The accounts were attempting to push back against allegations of human rights abuses by the Chinese government against the Uyghur population in Xinjiang. Twitter says 2,048 …

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Trump Echoes Beef Slogan In New Propaganda Clip

Mediaite reports: The timing here is…not well done. Amid overlapping economic and public health crises and nearly eight weeks after the election, Donald Trump tweeted out a hagiographic, campaign-style video cheerleading his presidency, which mimicked the old, “Beef… It’s what’s for dinner” marketing blitz. The one-minute video released on Monday afternoon overlays patriotic displays and campaign trail images of Trump …

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Ingraham: “We’re Getting Closer To Herd Immunity”

“Deaths are going down, cases are going up, so no fun for America. Okay. Now, a few states, of course, have seen the rise in positive cases, but again, the daily death rate has been dropping like a rock since peaking in April. This is actually good news. “We’re getting closer to herd immunity in some sectors of the United …

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Ingraham: Schools Will Turn Kids Into Mini Ilhan Omars

“Every subject, every extracurricular activity will be perverted to turn your kids into mini-Ilhan Omars. They’re gonna learn that capitalism is racist, history as conventionally taught is racist, literature, most of that’s racist, patriotic songs, racist. “And the Declaration and the Constitution? Of course, they’re racist. Are you sensing a theme here? Well, say goodbye to the three ‘R’s’ — …

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Ingraham: Dems Are Selling “Panic Porn” To Hurt Trump

“Sacrificing the kids to beat Trump. That is the focus of tonight’s Angle. In early April, I began to warn about the damage extended lockdowns would have on America. “And since then, we have experienced millions of job losses, added trillions to our debt, and experienced terrible riots. But one of the first things that happened, and the worst things …

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Hannity Demands Media Ask Biden About “Dementia”

“Joe Biden, Is he really fit to serve as the commander in chief? They asked this question in 1984 about Ronald Reagan, but does Joe Biden have the mental alertness? Does he have the stamina? Does he have the strength to take on what is the hardest job in the world? “And by the way what’s going to happen when …

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Fox & Friends Mentions COVID Death Toll For First Time In Eight Days But Only As A Setup To Mock Biden’s Flub

Media Matters reports: On June 26, Fox & Friends co-host Steve Doocy commented that “125,000 Americans have died so far” of COVID-19. However, most discussion of the “jaw-dropping” number was a setup to mock Joe Biden for accidentally saying that “over 120 million” have died, even though co-host Ainsley Earhardt also clarified (once) that Biden “corrected himself immediately.” According to …

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Twitter Zaps 150,000 Chinese Propaganda Accounts

The New York Times reports: China has stepped up its effort to spread misinformation on Twitter, creating tens of thousands of fake accounts that discussed protests in Hong Kong and the Communist Party’s response to the coronavirus, Twitter said on Thursday. The company said it had discovered and removed 23,750 accounts that were “highly engaged” in a coordinated effort to …

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WH Posts Propaganda Clip Of Bible Stunt [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: On Monday, police and National Guard troops descended on peaceful protesters in Lafayette Park in order to clear the way for Trump to stroll over to St. John’s Episcopal Church so he could pose with a Bible like it was some award from a group he’d never heard of but was still willing to accept an award from …

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Tucker Carlson Claims Twitter Is “Censoring” Trump

“It is so infuriating that the Congress has done nothing to protect the public from censorship, that it’s hard to even express it out loud. It’s really shameful, in my view. How can you have a free and fair election when opinions are being aggressively censored to favor one side? “I’m just thinking that maybe someone in the federal bureaucracy, …

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Laura Ingraham: No Bailouts For States Run By Liberals

“None of these lockdown liberals should get a penny more in bailout money so long as they continue this lockdown stuff. Because the longer they stay locked down and you have all these other onerous and unnecessary restrictions in place, the more difficult, the more expensive, and I’d say the more dangerous it becomes for their states — the longer …

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